UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Events & Activities:

Child Care Trainings: Call 229-276-2612 to find out how to register for classes.

July 18, 2017 - Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM

 

Lunch & Learn: Call 229-276-2612 to get signed up.

August 10, 2017 - Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

 


A Balanced Life
Family
Help your family through research based courses to build relationships among couples (married and unmarried), teens and families! Contact the Crisp County Extension office for more information.
American Red Cross & EMS Safety
Contact Becca Stackhouse - American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, Babysitter Instructor and EMS Safety Instructor- for your training courses pricing and information!
Money
Need help to have the money skills for a rainy day - contact Crisp County Extension - (229) 276-2612!
Food
Help your family gain the knowledge on nutrition and food safety. Create nutritious food choices on a budget in your household. Contact the Crisp County Extension office for information and class presentations.
Preserve
Learn how to's of canning, freezing and/or drying of foods, as well as making jams and jellies. Contact Crisp County Extension or purchase "So Easy to Preserve."
ServSafe
Home
Learn Green Cleaning recipes along with home and lead safety. Join a presentation or have the FACS Agent come give a presentation to your classes or community group.
Upcoming Events
  • Nov 28 - Nov 29 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Tift County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Tifton, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Nov 28 - Nov 29 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Tift County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Tifton, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Dec 5 - Dec 6 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Lakeland, GA - (74.0 Miles)
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Extension Publications
  • Before You Invest (C 1110) Saving and investing are critical steps to achieving your financial goals. Although these terms are often used interchangeably, they are quite different. Understanding the differences between saving and investing is the first step toward reaching your financial goals.
  • Breakfast Fuels Your Day (C 1037-06) Learn why breakfast is essential to good health, and encourage your children to make breakfast more interesting with healthy toppings for their hot or cold cereal.
  • Eating a Variety of Foods is Healthy! (C 1037-04) Learn about the five food groups that make up MyPlate, and help your child learn the groups by coloring in sections of a paper plate.
  • Healthy Breakfast Feeds the Brain (C 1037-07) Read about the connection between a healthy breakfast and children's learning, and work with your child to make a fruit smoothie for breakfast.
  • Healthy Eating on a Budget (C 1037-17) Learn how to help your family eat healthy on a budget, and help your child keep track of what he/she eats in each food group using a simple chart.
  • Before You Say “I Do” (C 1052-10) Taking the time to think about the marriage can be difficult while planning a wedding, but taking the time to think about the decision to marry can help you avoid future problems. In this Marriage Matters publication, we offer questions you should ask yourself and describe with your partner before you say "I do."
  • Caregiving Spouses (C 1052-36) As couples reach the later years of marriage, one partner may become ill and the other take on the caregiver role. In this Marriage Matters publication, we describe ways for the caregiver to support their partner's self-esteem and describe options of support for the caregiving partner.
  • Childproofing Your Home: A Room-by-Room Safety Checklist (C 1049) Nearly 2.3 million children are accidentally injured every year and more than 2,500 are killed, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since one of the biggest threats to children is an injury occurring at home, it is important to take preventative steps to childproof your home. While this may seem like a daunting task at first, this checklist includes basic tips, broken down by room, to help make your home safer for the whole family.
  • Empty Nest, Now What? (C 1052-02) When the last child leaves home, many couples experience difficulties to this new life adjustment. In this Marriage Matters publication, we offer suggestions on how to identify and describe these problems as a couple and move into the "second half" of marriage.
  • Healthy Homes: Dealing with Household Clutter (C 1067) Clutter is a collection of things lying around in an untidy mess, usually because we don't have a designated place for it. Household clutter has a big impact on your health and quality of life. This publication will help you asses if you have too much household clutter and then recommends ways to take charge, clear the clutter, and maintain a clutter-free home.
  • Making Couple-time a Priority (C 1052-05) Because of their busy lifestyles, many couples find it difficult to make time for just each other. In this Marriage Matters publication, we describe the importance of one-on-one time and offer tips on how to make time for one another in a busy daily life.
  • Safety and Physical Activity (C 1037-21) Read safety tips for your active child, and encourage your child to be active by creating and moving through an obstacle course together.
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